The table below looks at the statistics for the Developer role in IT contracts advertised for the Reading region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Developer in their job title over the 3 months to 24 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily contractor rates and hourly contractor rates are treated separately. When calculating average contractor rates, daily rates are not derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Location
3 months to
24 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Developer
Rank 3 3 2
Rank change year-on-year
0 -1
Contract jobs requiring a Developer 131 201 166
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 14.46% 18.51% 14.63%
As % of the Job Titles category 16.00% 20.39% 15.87%
Number of daily rates quoted 90 137 96
Average daily rate
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£369 £350 £335
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.35% +4.47%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £248 £275 £223
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £430 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Average hourly rate - - £12.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.25 £33.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+12.87% -5.71%
Developer
Berkshire

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in contract jobs advertised in the Reading region. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such the figures in the first row provide an indication of the total number of contract jobs in the overall sample.

Job Titles Category
Reading
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
819 986 1046
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 90.40% 90.79% 92.16%
Number of daily rates quoted 494 524 374
Average daily rate £400 £375 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £190 £235 £220
10% offered a daily rate of more than £563 £500 £482
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 19 31 55
Average hourly rate £17.75 £15.00 £16.15
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+18.33% -7.12%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.50 £12.00 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £32.50 £19.70 £26.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.00 £17.00 £18.00
% change year-on-year
-5.88% -5.55%

Developer
Jobs Demand Trend in Reading

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Developer in the job title across the Reading region as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

Developer Jobs Demand Trend in Reading

Developer
Daily Rate Trend in Reading

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Developer across the Reading region.

Developer Daily Rate Trend in Reading

Developer
Daily Rate Histogram in Reading

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Developer across the Reading region over the 3 months to 24 December 2014.

Developer Daily Rate Histogram in Reading

Developer
Hourly Rate Trend in Reading

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Developer across the Reading region.

Developer Hourly Rate Trend in Reading

Developer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Reading

For the 6 months to 24 December 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Reading region that cited Developer in their job title mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled with Developer in their job title.

1 115 (41.67%) JavaScript
2 103 (37.32%) HTML
3 98 (35.51%) CSS
4 87 (31.52%) .NET
5 77 (27.90%) Agile Software Development
6 70 (25.36%) C#
6 70 (25.36%) SQL Server
7 68 (24.64%) MVC
8 61 (22.10%) SQL
9 57 (20.65%) jQuery
10 56 (20.29%) HTML5
11 52 (18.84%) Microsoft
12 48 (17.39%) Java
13 43 (15.58%) CSS3
14 42 (15.22%) ASP.NET
15 38 (13.77%) SharePoint
16 34 (12.32%) Web Services
17 32 (11.59%) XML
18 29 (10.51%) TDD
19 26 (9.42%) Finance
20 25 (9.06%) Windows
20 25 (9.06%) SQL Server 2008
21 24 (8.70%) Scrum
22 23 (8.33%) Unit Testing
22 23 (8.33%) Security Cleared
23 22 (7.97%) QlikView
23 22 (7.97%) Microsoft Azure
23 22 (7.97%) Spring
23 22 (7.97%) Dynamics CRM
23 22 (7.97%) CRM

Developer
Top Related IT Skills in Reading by Category

For the 6 months to 24 December 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Reading region that cited Developer in their job title mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled with Developer in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 38 (13.77%) SharePoint
2 19 (6.88%) CMS
3 15 (5.43%) BizTalk Server
4 11 (3.99%) SharePoint 2013
5 9 (3.26%) Apache
6 8 (2.90%) Tomcat
6 8 (2.90%) SharePoint Server
6 8 (2.90%) Drupal
7 6 (2.17%) WordPress
7 6 (2.17%) Sitecore CMS
8 4 (1.45%) SharePoint 2010
9 3 (1.09%) Node.js
9 3 (1.09%) JBoss
9 3 (1.09%) TIBCO EMS
10 2 (0.72%) WebSphere
10 2 (0.72%) Liferay
11 1 (0.36%) Apache Solr
11 1 (0.36%) WebLogic
11 1 (0.36%) IIS
11 1 (0.36%) ArcGIS
Applications
1 17 (6.16%) MS Excel
2 8 (2.90%) MS Office
3 2 (0.72%) Photoshop
3 2 (0.72%) PowerPivot
4 1 (0.36%) DOC1
4 1 (0.36%) InfoPath
Business Applications
1 22 (7.97%) Dynamics CRM
2 4 (1.45%) Dynamics AX
3 3 (1.09%) Cognos Business Intelligence
3 3 (1.09%) BusinessWorks
4 2 (0.72%) Oracle Cash Management
5 1 (0.36%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 22 (7.97%) Microsoft Azure
2 9 (3.26%) PaaS
3 3 (1.09%) Amazon EC2
4 2 (0.72%) GitHub
5 1 (0.36%) Office 365
5 1 (0.36%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 14 (5.07%) Internet
2 4 (1.45%) Intranet
3 3 (1.09%) SSH
3 3 (1.09%) OpenLDAP
3 3 (1.09%) LDAP
3 3 (1.09%) SMTP
3 3 (1.09%) FTP
3 3 (1.09%) HTTP
4 2 (0.72%) GPRS
5 1 (0.36%) TCP/IP
5 1 (0.36%) VPN
5 1 (0.36%) IPv4
5 1 (0.36%) IPv6
Database & Business Intelligence
1 70 (25.36%) SQL Server
2 25 (9.06%) SQL Server 2008
3 22 (7.97%) QlikView
4 19 (6.88%) MySQL
5 18 (6.52%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 15 (5.43%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 14 (5.07%) Data Warehouse
8 10 (3.62%) OLAP
8 10 (3.62%) SQL Server Analysis Services
9 9 (3.26%) Relational Database
9 9 (3.26%) SQL Server 2005
10 8 (2.90%) SQL Server 2012
11 6 (2.17%) RDBMS
12 5 (1.81%) PostgreSQL
13 4 (1.45%) PerformancePoint
14 3 (1.09%) NoSQL
14 3 (1.09%) Cognos Query Studio
14 3 (1.09%) Cognos Analysis Studio
14 3 (1.09%) Cognos Report Studio
14 3 (1.09%) Cognos Framework Manager
Development Applications
1 18 (6.52%) Git (software)
2 15 (5.43%) Subversion
3 14 (5.07%) Eclipse
4 12 (4.35%) Visual Studio
5 7 (2.54%) JUnit
5 7 (2.54%) Team Foundation Server
5 7 (2.54%) MSTest
6 6 (2.17%) Grunt
7 5 (1.81%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
7 5 (1.81%) Jenkins
7 5 (1.81%) Maven
8 3 (1.09%) DbUnit
8 3 (1.09%) Selenium
8 3 (1.09%) jMock
8 3 (1.09%) Mockito
8 3 (1.09%) GDB
9 2 (0.72%) Moq
9 2 (0.72%) JIRA
9 2 (0.72%) PowerBuilder
10 1 (0.36%) PVCS
General
1 26 (9.42%) Finance
2 11 (3.99%) Publishing
3 7 (2.54%) Marketing
4 5 (1.81%) Telecoms
5 4 (1.45%) Advertising
6 2 (0.72%) Banking
7 1 (0.36%) Back Office
7 1 (0.36%) Manufacturing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 103 (37.32%) HTML
2 98 (35.51%) CSS
3 87 (31.52%) .NET
4 57 (20.65%) jQuery
5 56 (20.29%) HTML5
6 43 (15.58%) CSS3
7 42 (15.22%) ASP.NET
8 34 (12.32%) Web Services
9 32 (11.59%) XML
10 22 (7.97%) Spring
11 20 (7.25%) .NET Framework
12 19 (6.88%) AngularJS
13 18 (6.52%) ASP.NET MVC
13 18 (6.52%) Sass
14 17 (6.16%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
15 16 (5.80%) ASP.NET Web API
16 15 (5.43%) KnockoutJS
16 15 (5.43%) REST
16 15 (5.43%) J2EE
17 14 (5.07%) JSON
Miscellaneous
1 15 (5.43%) Inversion of Control
2 11 (3.99%) User Experience
3 10 (3.62%) Open Source
3 10 (3.62%) Data Structures
4 9 (3.26%) Analytical Skills
4 9 (3.26%) Computer Science
5 6 (2.17%) Mobile App
6 5 (1.81%) Digital Media
7 4 (1.45%) New Media
8 3 (1.09%) BBC
8 3 (1.09%) NHS
8 3 (1.09%) Mathematics
8 3 (1.09%) Physics
9 2 (0.72%) GIS
9 2 (0.72%) Management Information System
9 2 (0.72%) Client/Server
9 2 (0.72%) DataPower
10 1 (0.36%) iPhone
10 1 (0.36%) Embedded Systems
10 1 (0.36%) iPad
Operating Systems
1 25 (9.06%) Windows
2 20 (7.25%) Linux
3 16 (5.80%) UNIX
4 9 (3.26%) Windows Server 2003
5 5 (1.81%) Android
6 3 (1.09%) Apple iOS
7 2 (0.72%) Debian
7 2 (0.72%) Windows Server 2008
7 2 (0.72%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 1 (0.36%) AIX
8 1 (0.36%) Solaris
8 1 (0.36%) Windows 8
8 1 (0.36%) Windows Phone 8
8 1 (0.36%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 77 (27.90%) Agile Software Development
2 68 (24.64%) MVC
3 29 (10.51%) TDD
4 24 (8.70%) Scrum
5 23 (8.33%) Unit Testing
6 22 (7.97%) CRM
7 21 (7.61%) OO
8 20 (7.25%) Business Intelligence
9 18 (6.52%) Web Development
10 17 (6.16%) Kanban
11 14 (5.07%) Data Modelling
12 12 (4.35%) Responsive Web Design
13 11 (3.99%) BDD
14 10 (3.62%) System Testing
14 10 (3.62%) User Acceptance Testing
14 10 (3.62%) OOP
15 9 (3.26%) E-Commerce
15 9 (3.26%) Dependency Injection
16 8 (2.90%) Software Engineering
16 8 (2.90%) SOA
Programming Languages
1 115 (41.67%) JavaScript
2 70 (25.36%) C#
3 61 (22.10%) SQL
4 48 (17.39%) Java
5 21 (7.61%) PHP
6 17 (6.16%) Python
7 15 (5.43%) VBA
8 11 (3.99%) PL/SQL
9 8 (2.90%) C++
10 7 (2.54%) T-SQL
11 6 (2.17%) VC++
12 4 (1.45%) Scala
13 3 (1.09%) Embedded C
13 3 (1.09%) C
14 2 (0.72%) VB.NET
14 2 (0.72%) Shell Script
14 2 (0.72%) Objective-C
14 2 (0.72%) PHP5
15 1 (0.36%) PowerShell
15 1 (0.36%) XPath
Qualifications
1 23 (8.33%) Security Cleared
2 16 (5.80%) SC Cleared
3 13 (4.71%) Degree
4 2 (0.72%) HND
5 1 (0.36%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (1.09%) QA
2 2 (0.72%) SLA
System Software
1 3 (1.09%) Active Directory
1 3 (1.09%) VMware Infrastructure
1 3 (1.09%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 3 (1.09%) ZABBIX
1 3 (1.09%) Hyperic
1 3 (1.09%) logstash
2 1 (0.36%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 52 (18.84%) Microsoft
2 19 (6.88%) Oracle
3 8 (2.90%) Cramer
4 7 (2.54%) Amdocs
4 7 (2.54%) Sitecore
5 6 (2.17%) Zend
6 4 (1.45%) Alterian
6 4 (1.45%) Cognos
7 3 (1.09%) Cisco
7 3 (1.09%) TIBCO
7 3 (1.09%) Meridio
7 3 (1.09%) VMware
8 2 (0.72%) Ab Initio
8 2 (0.72%) Telerik
8 2 (0.72%) Netezza
8 2 (0.72%) Sencha
8 2 (0.72%) Red Hat
8 2 (0.72%) Open Text
8 2 (0.72%) IBM
9 1 (0.36%) Adobe
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